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12 Days of Christmas Fun: Pick Up Your Pen

By December 20, 2012

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On the ninth day of Christmas,
My grandparents gave to me
Loving lines a-rhyming. . .

A poem written especially for someone is one of the best gifts for giving and getting. If you've had experience writing poetry, you won't need much help. If you're a novice, you can still write special poems for your grandchildren. What's even more fun is to write poems with your grandchildren.

If poetry intimidates you, try this step-by-step approach. If you're a long-distance grandparent, you can mail or email your poem to faraway family members.

Have you ever written a poem as a gift? Leave a comment below.

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December 20, 2012 at 7:57 am
(1) granny annie says:

I often wrote poetry for and about my grandchildren plus they loved little rhyming books I would write about them and illustrate them.

December 22, 2012 at 11:17 am
(2) Grandma Kc says:

I will have to put my thinking cap on and come up with something!

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